The Healthy Country Hub in Cooktown is situated in the old Westpac Bank building at 122 Charlotte St, and houses South Cape York Catchments, Cape York Weeds and Feral Animals Inc., and Cape York Natural Resource Management.
Addressing the impacts of climate change remains a priority for Queensland’s natural resource management groups, and Queensland’s peak body for natural resource management, Natural Resource Management Regions Queensland (NRMRQ), is calling on State election candidates to support regional NRM groups’ efforts towards
Cape York NRM is seeking nominations for interim appointments to three casual vacancies on its Board of Directors. Cape York NRM has successfully delivered natural resource management outcomes by supporting and funding on-ground projects and operations across Cape York since 2010.
Cape York NRM recently held its Annual General Meeting in Cooktown where the Board of Directors elected Director Emma Jackson as Chairperson, and Director Trevor Meldrum as Vice Chairperson.
With the peak of the dry season now upon us, the risk of extensive wildfires across the Cape is at its greatest. The source of some of these fires can be accidental, for example from escaped campfires.
Western Cape York turtle nesting season is underway again. Turtles nest all year round on Cape York, but peak nesting time on the western Cape is from July to October each year.
Update: 18 August 2017
** The closing date for the design competition has been extended until Wednesday 30 August 2017.